Archived Story

Bobcats’ bats help spark 12-0 win

Published 2:19am Thursday, April 11, 2013

Jim Walker


BEAVER — As the temperature rose, so did the Green Bobcats’ hit total.

With their biggest hit output of the season, Green blanked the Eastern Eagles in six innings on Wednesday in a Southern Ohio Conference game.

Green (4-4, 2-2) had nine hits to back the five-hit pitching of Rob Applegate who struck out 10 and walked three.

“We had a good effort out of Robbie Applegate and we had good contribution up and down the lineup. As the weather heated up, so did our bats. We haven’t been hitting,” said Green coach Dan McDavid.

Trent Marcu was 2-3 and Clay Applegate 2-5 to lead the Bobcats’ offense.

Green took a 1-0 lead in the first and then erupted for seven runs in the fourth inning without the aid of a hit.

Eastern committed four errors in the inning including a three-base error to score three runs on a ball hit by Clay Applegate. Rob Applegate reached on a error for a run, Steven Blanton drove in a run with a ground out.

Clay Applegate had a two-out triple in the fifth and scored on a hit by Rob Applegate to make it 8-0. Tyler Crace had a two-run double that highlighted a three-run sixth inning.

Green hosts Portsmouth on Thursday.

Green 100 713 = 12 9 1

Eastern 000 000 = 0 5 5

Rob Applegate and Matt Howard. Rett, Hesson (4), Howard (5), and B. Edler. W-Applegate (K-10, BB-3). L-Rett. 2B-Green: Tyler Crace, Trent Marcum. 3B-Green: Clay Applegate. Hitting-Green: Clay Applegate 2-5, Rob Applegate 1-4 rbi-2, Matt Howard 1-3, Trent Marcum 2-3, Steven Blanton 1-3, Tyler Crace 1-2 rbi-2, Caleb Johnson 1-2 rbi; Eastern: B. Edler 1-3, T. Edler 1-2 2B, Rough 1-3, Montgomery 1-3, Howard 1-1.

The Tribune believes it is possible for people with a variety of points of view to discuss issues in a civil manner and will remove comments that, in our opinion, foster incivility. We want to encourage an open exchange of information and ideas. Responsibility for what is posted or contributed to this site is the sole responsibility of each user. By contributing to this website, you agree not to post any defamatory, abusive, harassing, obscene, sexual, threatening or illegal material, or any other material that infringes on the ability of others to enjoy this site, or that infringes on the rights of others. Any user who feels that a contribution to this website is a violation of these terms of use is encouraged to email, or click the "report comment" link that is on all comments. We reserve the right to remove messages that violate these terms of use and we will make every effort to do so — within a reasonable time frame — if we determine that removal is necessary.

Editor's Picks

Chris Smith honored for work in recycling

This year’s Kudos for Caring award from the Lawrence-Scioto Solid Waste Management District went to Chris Smith of South Point. “Each year we recognize an ... Read more